Sustainability

UN Environment Yale University ecological living module
August 10, 2018

UN Environment and Yale University in collaboration with UN Habitat unveiled a new eco-housing module, to spark public discussion and new ideas on how sustainable design can provide decent, affordable housing while limiting the overuse of natural resources and climate change.

APTA best agency

Courtesy: King County Metro

August 09, 2018

The nation’s foremost transit association, American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has named King County Metro Transit the best large transit system in North America.

design for future cities
July 11, 2018

As Smart Cities and smart solutions continue to push boundaries in the AEC world, the concept of “how” we arrive there has never been more meaningful, especially to a firm looking to remain cutting edge in design philosophy.

lyft bikes motivate
July 03, 2018

Ride-hailing company Lyft announced the creation of Lyft Bikes today, saying it is has reached “a transformative agreement” to acquire core operations of Motivate, North America’s largest bike share operator.

June 15, 2018 | Susan Marlow

Technology and resiliency

June 26, 2018

While tech is one of the most often discussed components of Smart Cities, it's hardly the only one. Without citizen outreach, sustainability, political will and partnership ecosystems, true "smartness" will remain out of reach.

bloomberg american cities climate challenge
Image by David Berkowitz on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
June 04, 2018

Michael R.

michelin sustainability
May 30, 2018

For transit to become more sustainable, giants in the private sector will need to evolve and innovate. In this spirit, tire manufacturer Michelin announced two major ambitions for the future. By 2048, all of the company’s tires will be made from 80 percent sustainable material.

May 14, 2018 | Arzu Tekir

The future is coming. Rapidly! I don’t know if the flying cars we used to see in
sci-fi movies years ago will become a part of our lives, but there are dazzling developments.

urban farming in florence
March 21, 2018

In addition to producing food, urban farming can help educate communities about sustainability.

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